On this week’s episode of 205 Live, WWE confirmed that NXT competitor Hideo Itami is getting ‘called up’ to the main roster and will be joining the Cruiserweight division soon.
— WWE (@WWE) November 22, 2017
Itami’s NXT run has been plagued by injuries. He’s lost a handful of singles matches since returning to the ring back in March of this year. His last big match came at NXT “Takeover: Brooklyn III” in August, a loss to Aleister Black.
Hideo Itami commented on the news of him joining 205 live. He tweeted, “Show Me RESPECT.” You can check out the Hideo Itami 205 Live “coming soon” promo here: